yes glycerin is a mineral oil
answer 2 In Geology dictionary, you'll find a mineral defined as a solid ... . So glycerine (also spelt glycerin) cannot be a mineral. (But the term 'mineraloid' is coined to take into account Mercury.)
In days old, things were defined as Mineral, Vegetable, Animal or Abstract. Which leaves a lot to be desired as a classification system. But things coming out of the ground were considered as mineral, e.g. Mineral turpentine, to distinguish it from Vegetable turpentine. (= Turpentine made by steam distillation.)
Similarly with other oils and fats. Glycerine was commonly derived from animal fat, by pressing it in a fabric press; where the glycerine extruded as a clear colourless liquid. And is further refined.
And these days, glycerine may be made from petroleum oil feedstock.
In terms of cooking, No.
oil is lighter than glycerin.
Water on bottom, oil on top and glycerin between them.
Yes! You can mix glycerin in olive oil. The combination of glycerin + olive oil is very good in hair fall and dryness of hairs and you can use it on your skin also.
cocoa butter, lanolin, glycerin, mineral oil, and shark liver oil which soothe irritated tissues and form a protective barrier to prevent further irritation.
Jojoba oil can b used,about 6-9 drops depending on if it is matte to about 3/4 of a teaspoon
No, you can't mix hydrophobic paraffin oil (water insoluble) with a hydrophylic glycerin (water soluble)
In mineralogy terms, no. A mineral is naturally occurring, homogenous solid with a defined chemical composition and a highly ordered atomic arrangement. Most of the terms in that definition do not apply to glycerine.But, Mineral is often applied to oils and their derivatives to indicate that they are not from a natural source. Mineral turpentine, mineral oil, and so on, to distinguish them from their natural cohort.
Some people suggest substituting glycerin with an unflavored oil (same proportion as the glycerin). You can usually miss the glycerin out of the recipe without it resulting in an extremely different outcome (as long as the glycerin was only a small proportion of the recipe).
An active ingredient in Aquaphor is petroleum jelly. It also contains glycerin, mineral oil, lanolin alcohol, bisabolol, panthenol, and ceresin. Aquaphor is manufactured by the Eucerin company.
baby oil is scented mineral oil
Baby oil is mineral oil that has had a scent added to it.